STARTIN, JAMES, born on May 20, 1855 in Hounslow, Middlesex, England. He married Alice McMicking, the daughter of Gilbert McMicking of Miltonise and Helen MacFarlane in 1889. He had four children, the youngest of which, Harry Jr., wasa Canadian citizen and served with the Royal Canadian Navy. He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 19 September, 1911, and ointed an Ordinary Member of the Third Class, or Companion, in the Military Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.) on 1 January, 1914.